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Feb 26, 2013 6:00am PST
lady michelle obama so we have to see that and the "dancing with the stars" cast revealed. is still >>> good morning, america. breaking overnight, vacation terror. a hot air balloon flying over one of the world's most popular tourist sites, catches fire and crashes. after falling 1,000 feet, at least 18 killed. the pictures just coming in. >> it exploded in the air. and people were jumping out of the balloon. >>> also breaking now, that massive winter blast wreaking havoc across the midwest. with hurricane-force winds fanning popup fires and blowing down entire walls. watch this gigantic load of snow plummet from a city rooftop. our extreme team is right there. >>> mission michelle. the top-secret nomination revealed to get the first lady at the oscars. producers take a move straight out of "argo." robin's interview with the first lady. ♪ i'm on the edge >>> and only on "gma," we're just moments away from revealing the sizzling new cast of "dancing with the stars." our exclusive first look at the players and their partners. all joining us live. be ready to be surprised by who is r
Feb 12, 2013 6:00am PST
to the altamont pass and it picks up a bit through livermore. kristen and eric? >> michelle obama will have a special guest at the state of the union address, ahead, the bay area executive that sits right next to the first lady. >> coming up first michael finney and consumer reports are ahead with the best and worst credit cards to young people trying to how can you get back pain relief that lasts up to 16 hours? with thermacare heatwraps. thermacare works differently. it's the only wrap with patented heat cells that penetrate deep to relax, soothe, and unlock tight muscles. for up to 16 hours of relief, try thermacare. >> we are back at 6:24. i heard a lot of compliments about yesterday's weather. concord is 63. oakland at 68. a degree warmer in san francisco and fremont, 65 in fremont and 64 in san francisco. radar across the entire state shows nothing in our bordering states that matter where you travel, the weather is not an issue other than the glare. low-to-mid 50's along the coast and low-to-mid 60's in the central valley and mid-to-upper 40's in the sierra and low-to-upper 60's
Feb 20, 2013 6:00am PST
am so full of gratitude. >> she wasted in time getting back in action and will interview michelle obama in the first ever morning show interview to air next tuesday. you can catch robin roberts' return this morning on "good morning america" at 7:00 a.m. in 13 minutes right after the abc7 morning news. >> bay area automaker is coming out with quarterly earnings report, the first one since "new york times" reporter came a less than flattering review of the electric carmaker model s sedan two weeks ago. investors will look how many sedans were delivered in the 4th quarter and how many put down $5,000 to remember a new one. in november, they said they planned to deliver up to 3,000 much the model s sedans in the 4th quarter after delivering only 250 cars the quarter before. >> apple shows no company is safe from a hack attack. >> google stock burst through a big milestone. jane king has that and more. >> it crept up on us. we looked at gag yesterday and i will have that in a second but apple says we were hacked, too, apple joins facebook saying they were the latest technical company t
Feb 21, 2013 6:00am PST
house has released first lady michelle obama's official portrait. that is next. >> california said yes to governor brown's tax hike initiative and now the impact it has on his popularity across the state. >> live picture from outside, walnut creek with traffic moving fine. it looks clear and dry. days of g to give a breast cancer survivor a lifetime-- that's definitely a fair trade. it was such a beautiful experience. (jessica lee) ♪ and it's beautiful (woman) why walk 60 miles in the boldest breast cancer event in history? because your efforts help komen serve millions of women and men facing breast cancer every year. visit to register or to request more information today. it was 3 days of pure joy. ♪ and it's beautiful >> we are back at 6:10 on this thursday, with a beautiful picture from our roof cameras you can see a few clouds but it is a dry start. the clouds and the winds are a reason why we are warmer this morning but we will top out pretty much the same as yesterday upper 50's to low 60's and mid-to-upper 50's along the coast where it will be breezy and som
Feb 22, 2013 6:00am PST
herself. she's back from her bone marrow transplant. she's sleeping in this morning. feels great. she'll be coming in later to interview michelle obama.
Feb 19, 2013 6:00am PST
the ramp southbound 13 to eastbound 580, one lane is blocked with a stalled s.u.v. there. kristen and eric? >> 6:01, storm watch coverage continues with abc7 news reporter amy hollyfield. amy? >> good morning, we are getting a shower here in petaluma and we are on highway 116. check out the wet road. you need the windshield wipers. the dry spell is over, after the 5th driest january on record. we have rain, though. we have had showers on-and-off this morning and they have been light. we have not had the wind. that is yet to come. it is pleasant right now. not too windy or cold but colder than our warm, higher-than-normal temperatures we had over the weekend. you will want to bundle up and grab an umbrella and turn on the windshield wipers that are not part of the routine because it has been so long. we will be out here monitoring the conditions so check back with us and we will let you know how it is looking. right now in petaluma a light shower is falling. >> stay with abc7 for continuing storm wax coverage and a reminder you can track the storm online with the live doppler 7 hd with >> family near danville finds out if they can move back if their home as being crushed by a massive oak tree. the 80' oak fell on the house in an exclusive community crushing the roof. a work crew will bring in a larger crane than they had yesterday to remove the tree. the home was red tagged until engineers can determine the stability. the weather is not blamed for the tree falling because the roots were diseased. >> san francisco mayor lee is going to announce a $1 billion project that has both beer lovers and the san francisco giants saying "cheers." cornell bernard joins us live from bi48 to tell us about it. >> lots of new jobs, too, the project is big. if you like beer brewed in san francisco, check this out, pier 48, sitting right across from at&t park and it will be home to the anchor brewing company second brewery in san francisco. a production facility will have big brew pub restaurant, a museum, all inside the 212,000 square feet building the first big tenant for the $1 billion mission rock re-development project. it is calling for retail businesses, restaurants, parks, 1,000 rental housing units and 7,000 new jobs. anchor is excited to be part of the project and the addition to the portrero hill facility will quadruple their output from 120,000 to 600,000 barrels of beer a year. a news conference is scheduled for 10:00 a.m. and we will learn details. >> thank you at 6:05. the battery on the boeing 787 dreamliner jet forced to land in japan is showing swelling. the flight made the emergency landing last month after the main battery failed. now, the transport safety board says two of the eight cells show bumps. officials are not sure if the bumps are irregularity but the airlines is the same one that launched boeing 787 dreamliner from mineta san jose international airport to tokyo which remains grounded for now. >> the connecticut state police department is denying a report detailing a possible motive for the sandy hook elementary school tragedy in december. the newspaper is reporting that adam may have been inspired by the norwegian mass murderer who killed 77 people two years ago saying he wanted to match or exceed the death toll amassed by the man who detonate add bomb in oslo and then opened fire at a youth camp. sources are not saying how they learned of the possible inspiration. the connecticut state police department is strongly dismissing the new report and a spokesman says no motive for the sandy hook elementary school tragedy has been determined. he is causing the story "speculation and hideous." >> imagine not one but two sets of identical twins. ahead, meet the mom defying the odds. >> coming up first, going after google, a new set for microsoft outlook trying to take a bite out of gmail. >> live doppler 7 hd working west to east at half moon bay, 92 a beautiful highway one right there getting wet with light showers. it crosses over to california drive and bayshore highway and it is dry at sfo but you will have another rain. the rain is in the middle of the bay headed to san leandro boulevard and alameda and mcarthur boulevard. st. mary's is getting wet spilled to walnut creek headed toward concord. the big picture shows we have more storms to the north, the more organized and heavier activity that will move in from about 8:00 through 1:00 o'clock from north to south. scattered thunderstorms are possible with rain and hail and lightning also today. >> back to the san mateo bridge, reports of a stall blocking a lane on the high-rise and it is not really affecting us, but a little bit of slow traffic on the highway rise section but traffic is moving nicely on the flat section and hopefully that will be cleared nicely with rain with wet roads on the san mateo bridge. hayward northbound 880 from the east bay from san mateo you find an accident northbound 880 blocking the right lane and southbound 680 a stalled big rig and a stall on the rank southbound 13 to eastbound a 80. kristen and eric? >> today, microsoft officially releases the web based outlook e-mail service after six month preview and is open to the public and microsoft is spending $30 million to market it hoping to lure users away from gmail. 60 million users are outing and you can send large files, address books that update and fewer ads and option to connect to social sites. >> michelle obama and a mid-life crisis and what she is saying how she is handling it. but, first, a texas couple wanted to give their young son a brother or sister but they got four. four. whatall right that's a fifth-flr problem... ok. not in my house! ha ha ha! ha ha ha! no no no! not today! ha ha ha! ha ha ha! jimmy how happy are folks who save hundreds of dollars switching to geico? happier than dikembe mutumbo blocking a shot. get happy. get geico. fifteen minutes could save you fifteen percent or more. >> santa clara, san francisco, east bay, and all the bay area, this is abc7 news. >> live doppler 7 hd, are you ready for the wet weather? it has been a while since we had to deal with it. it is here in the storm of "scout" showers. the more organized wet weather is getting itself established to our north as we talked about. by 7:00, that will move into the north bay. ahead of that, it is mild in the mid-to-upper 40's and 51 right now in oak. we will have light showers through 7:00 and the heaviest showers from 7:00 to 1:00 o'clock and scattered showers in the afternoon and most of the showers this evening are over the ocean. >> a texas couple preparing for a new baby. four new babies. the 38-year-old gave birth to two sets of identical twins on the same day with no federal tell -- with no fertility drugs. they were in two separate placentas delivered on valentine's day by c-section. the odds of this happening are one in 70 million. mom and dad say they just wanted to give their son a little sister. they gave him four brothers and the babies are all doing well. >> still have to try for the sister. >> first lady is revealing the reason behind the fabulous new hairdo and the bangs saying it was a mid-life crisis. she debuted the new bangs and in an interview with a talk show host she got them because she cannot get a sports car and is not allowed to bungee jumps and celebrated her 49th history. >> why can't she get a sports car? >> okay, a reminder that the oscars are a few days away and abc7 is the only place to the watch the oscars with live coverage at 2:00 p.m. and you can countdown to the big night with our official oscar app and the back stage pass gives you best access and a dozen cameras streaming video behind-the-scenes and from the red carpet and the oscars experience by downloading the app available for iphone, ipad, droid, and kindle fire. >> carmakers were probably wishing and hoping she would get a sports car set off a trend 9 way she did with her bangs. >> the secret service agent would have to chase after her or right in the back. >> sports car with handles on it. that would be great. >> we can use a four-wheel drive in state of the union he. >> you need it up there. the snow is there, it is getting heavy and 1.5' of powder for everyone. it will be there but the best chance of heavy snow is today. here is radar to the north the organized area of wet weather along the cold front and that is where the heavy rain is, we have light rain moving through from walnut creek through hayward and san leandro across the san mateo bridge and back toward half moon bay this morning. so, that will keep sinking south and eastward, do not be surprised to get a few light sprinkles and the rain now is passing the bay bridge and at the toll plaza it is quieter weather-wise with a lot of traffic there. temperatures running santa rosa, napa, fairfield, concord, and gilroy, all in the throw mid-40's. now, what will happen today. we have the scout showers this morning, but, more organized showers are developing as we speak and they will bring rain for three to four hours with hail from the showers that develop later this afternoon and the thunderstorms. but it will get lower today starting at 8:00 in the north bay and exit the south bay at 5:00, and 1" down to 2,000 feet and 5" of snow on mount hamilton and when the storm pass as slow warming trend headed into the weekend. the cold front shows how quickly it is coming down with the moisture lining up along it and most of it is going to be with the northern tail into the system or the northern head of the system will head to the sierra so they will get so much snow. we are on the tail end so we are going to get .25 to .5" of rain. the models are picking up pooling along the cold front, and light-to-moderate steady rain and 9:00 or 10:00 in the north bay moving into the heart of the bay and by noon the steady moderate rain is in the south bay and by 1:00 o'clock or 2:00 it is out but you can see the snow on hamilton, snow in the north bay, also, as we head into the afternoon showers and evening showers staying mainly over the ocean and one or two could stray inland and we could have the small hail. tomorrow morning, frost inland, and upper 20's to mid-30's and mid-30's to low 40's for the bay and the coast, and we will start warming with sunny sky and 60's are back in the forecast thursday away from the coast and in the mid-50's better part of the forecast. sue? >> walnut creek has an accident south 680 with brake lights before north main before the 24 split. traffic is picking up so it is right around the curve blocking the right lane bumper to bumper out of the concord area southbound. metering lights on the at bay bridge with traffic here backing to the overcrossing and sluggish on the upper deck and an accident in hayward north 880 blocking the right lane of traffic. >> blade runner returns to court. ahead, the overnight outburst from oscar pistorius as the family of the late 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your rheumatologist about humira, to help relieve your pain and stop further joint damage. >> it is tuesday. live doppler 7 hd shows petaluma, to the north of town there is light-to-moderate rain and headed into the higher elevations as you try to get over to the next valley. the mountain snow and coastal rains are developing and the snow is developing at tahoe and that will slide south toward tahoe and the first wave of rain moves through. here is the upper low that. could behind it and brings us showers in the evening. headed to tahoe it is 32 and sack plane to and fresno is wet with low 50's and upper 50's in los angeles and san diego. >> if you are brewing a cup of coffee you could be using one of the single serve coffee makers and they are convenient but the costs for adds up. >> consumer reports is partnered with 7 on your side to test out alternates that can save you money. >> good morning. it is no surprise single serve coffee makers are growing in popularity, they are convenient. however, the cost the little disposable pods are pricey. the average owner uses more than 1,000 cup as year and consumer reports checked out alternates to the traditional cups. >> single seven coffee makers are quick. fast. convenient. but the cost of the pods adds up. >> alternatives to the traditional pod promise to reduce costs. consumer reports checked out three that let you use your own coffee. >> compare with how much it would cost to brew a cup of coffee a day for a year and with pods it is $220 to $275. >> in addition to costs, testers looked at convenience, time, and taste. first up, one that claims to be a fraction, $14 buys a pack of 50 disposable cups and lids. >> it is less at $185 a year. >> but they are hard to close and brow time was longer than the traditional pod. >> next, the reusable easy cup for $13 plus $8 more for filters, and the average user spends $135 a year. the easy cup wasn't much easier to use than the simple cup. how did the coffee take? in 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this morning. next well show you what the concerns like outside. can you see flashing emergency lights on the right side of the screen southbound 680 and correct crack just before the 24 split that is an accident in lane number four and traffic now is backing toward pleasant hill. we will follow this and the rest of your morning commute with the rain after >> live from the kgo-tv broadcast center this is abc7 news. >> good morning. at 6:29. on tuesday morning we have rain in the bay area. we have clouds in the sky. a gorgeous shot here. when you are driving you may not find it so pretty with delays and wet roads that can be slicker and more addition. >> the clouds and rain go together, don't they, mike? >> once in a while you get some rain without the clouds but that can actually happen the clouds dissipates before the rain reaches the ground we let's talk danville and san ramon and you can see around castro valley, hayward, headed to san leandro, 680 and 580 all have slickness same as 92 with light rain and across the san mateo bridge headed to redwood shores parkway and down to redwood city, it is wet, coming in from the west and moving east. fremont, union city, mountain view, palo alto, sunnyvale, san jose, all of you are going to get a little bit of light rain the next, say, half hour to 45 minutes. there is more to the north. it is getting organized as we speak the what we will have are the heaviest showers from morning to early afternoon and less showers headed through the afternoon but that will bring lightning and hail and the showers taper to the evening with highs only in the upper 40s the to low 50's. >> we have an accident at walnut creek on the shoulder but the 24 split so traffic is getting by beyond here but the abc7 app shows the backup is all the way into pleasant hill and toward monument and the 242 split, so it is bumper to bumper due to this accident in walnut creek and we will take another look at the bay bridge toll plaza metering lights are on and sky is lighting up here and we have traffic now backed to the macarthur maze and sluggish on the upper deck. kristen and eric? >> our storm watch coverage continues with abc7 news reporter amy hollyfield monitoring conditions in the north bay. >> we just had a shower pass through here. look at this video we shot moments ago, it was a light shower in petaluma on highway 116 but enough to force people to turn on the windshield wipers and realize that wet weather is back. our dry spell is over. forecasters are saying the system will not have the moisture we need. it is a start. it is something. it is something to break up the routine. we are used to not having rain, with such a dry january and, so far, february. do not forget your umbrella. in petaluma we have a break. as we understand, as mike explained, more is to come and more getting organized and it should be stronger the next round, so, little showers here and there this morning, sounds like it is about to get stronger something to have on the radar this morning. >> skiers and snow boarders who spent president's day holiday weekend in the mountains cruised along on the 12' of snow that fell in december freshened by layers of man made snow and conditioned were "firm" without a significant amount of snow. in the high sierra they should get a foot to 1.5' of snow this week on the mount days during the "ski week" break. we will have continuing storm watch coverage and you can track the storm online with live doppler 7 hd at >> blaze runner, oscar pistorius, returned to south africa courtroom in what was an emotional ordeal as our reporter tells us live from the newsroom, oscar pistorius broke down in tears when the late girlfriend's name was mentioned. katie? >> he was sobbing so uncontrollably at times that the judge actually had to stop the hearing several times and order oscar pistorius to compose himself. oscar pistorius was being comforted by his brother and his attorney. that attorney laid out their defense by reading a statement from oscar pistorius saying he shot reeva steenkamp by mistake, thinking she was a robber and full vulnerable because he did not have on his prosthetic leg. when he realized his mistake he put on the legs and breakdown the door and says he carried reeva steenkamp downstairs and she died in his arms. the prosecution is calling the sight premeditated murder saying he first put on his leg, walked more than 20' to the bathroom and opened fire. the funeral took place this morning in her hometown of port elizabeth. >> the family coming together and one person who would be the strongest held us together, unfortunately, is not here anymore, and that is my sister. >> this is a picture of the couple taken on february 7, a week before the valentine's day kill asking we are learning oscar pistorius allied for six gun licenses last month. the hearing is over today and the prosecution asked for postponement and the judge said proceedings will resume tomorrow morning. >> students at uc santa santa cruz are warned of a rape that occurred over the weekend in the middle of campus. flyers are going up around campus with students receiving text warning from the campus police after a 21-year-old woman was beaten and raped in birthday daylight on sunday afternoon. >> what makes this feel different is that it happened in the middle of the day. it involved the victim not knowing the assailant. >> another violent attack occurred off campus last monday. a senior was problemmed and shot while waiting at a bus stop on natural bridges drive. >> cal basketball coach will hold the news conference today but there is nothing "regular". >> boat it with the hot topic likely this, his shoving of a player at the game against usc. now state senator leland yee is calling for his suspension and the pac 12 has reprimand him. the senator is calling on the university to suspend him for at least one game. >> iowa's governor is coming to california today in an effort to lure companies to relocate to the heart land and says he will meet with businesses that have a presence in iowa and those he would like to attract. he will not name which companies he is actively courting. governor brown was critical of a similar move by texas governor perry who reportedly did not make much headway in trying to lure companies away. >> we are a day appear from robin roberts' return to "good morning america" and we will chat with her colleagues. >> coming up, first, back behind bars, the violation landing "hummer mom" would went to jail for having sex with underage boys, what is causing her to be behind bars again? >> a live look outside our camera showing the embarcardero and you can seat rain has started in parts of the bay area with light rain to begin. >> we are back. this is the san mateo bridge. we have a light shower falling right now along with the umbrella, dress for temperatures in the mid-40's to 51 degrees in oakland. here is a look at live doppler 7 hd right there right across the san mateo bridge we are showing that light rain. whether you are starting over around hayward or headed over to san mateo you will find light rain headed through castro valley light rain, and san ramon light rain, the more organized wet weather is to the north and you can see yellows which is light-to-moderate rain staying to the north for the next hour, and it starts to slide south. we will have our heaviest shower from 7:00 with scattered showers this afternoon and over the ocean by this evening. >> back to walnut creek, southbound 680, before the 24 split, an accident right here on the shoulder as you can see traffic picks up there but brake lights back to pleasant hills and we will look at the abc7 app a complete stand still with a lot of activity and traffic is backed to 242. as mike said, back to the san mateo bridge, rain here and bumper to bumper track along this band you are slowing toward foster city. eric? >> a livermore mother who served time in prison for having sex with underage boys is back in jail. the 44-year-old christine hubbs was sentenced to prison for the sexual encounters in her hummer, and was arrested for paw troll violation. authorities have not said what she did to get arrested or when she got out of prison the she is held in jail with no bail. >> president obama is an hour away from addressing the nation. we will preview what he is expected to say. >> and on wall street, a look at big board showing the about is up five and a fraction and we will go to jane king with the latest financial news. first, robin roberts is returning to the "good morning america" anchor desk after five months' absence. tomorrow is the big day. >> santa rosa, berkeley, san jose, and all the bay area. this is abc7 news. time for live doppler 7 hd with scattered light showers moving through the bay sinking south of the san mateo bridge and headed to dumbarton and more showers developing along the cold front to the north in mendocino county ready to move in to the north bay. you can see there is a lot of snow with the system, a cold system and a lot of shower active along the coast and over the ocean and the snow already is developing in tahoe. if you can get there the next couple of hours, get there quickly because the snow will get heavier, a foot to a foot and a half of snow in the sierra with rain moving from north to south across the entire state with 40's along the coast, throw mid-50's in the central valley, and upper 50's around southern cal. >> happening in an hour at 7:45 president obama will hold a white house event to call on congress to avert automatic budget cuts taking affect in ten days. the $85 billion in across-the-board cuts takes place march 1 unless congress acts resulting in the furlough of federal workers by april and state and local governments could loose funding. the president is pushing for a blend of spending cuts and new taxes but republicans are arguing against new taxes. our news anchor is traveling to washington, dc, this morning, to interview president obama at a white house and will be the only bay area reporter allowed this access. the exclusive reports live from washington, dc beginning today at 5:00 and he will tweet from washington, dc, as well. >> we have been telling you about the rise in gas prices but no one seems to know exactly why. >> hotmail is no more. bloomberg at the new york stock exchange with that and more. what is the outlook? >> people will be interested if that, but, first, gatt prices in the san francisco area, aaa says the average price of a gallon of gas was $4.14 cent for regular, jumping 46 cents from a month ago compared to 42 cent jump nationwide and analysts say it is because of rising oil prices and they are higher but no one is sure exactly why. the main reason is that there is big demand overseas for crude oil in china. there is blame of refinery ship down but we have not hit the spring driving season when the prices go up. >> two office giants talk about a merger, office depot and office max would create a single office supply retailtory compete with staples. another problem is amazon is luring shoppers away with low prices and free shipping. the markets show slightly higher across the space -- board. hotmail is no more, replacing all the accounts by summer so they will move from business customers to the general public and the new outlook will have cloud capability. sow think this will be the hotmail account rerouted could outlook you can keep the hotmail account and use it but you can see it to create health people outlook addresses, as well. finally, google looking to go head to head with apple building stand alone retail and has the first one open for the holidays with company looking to get potential customers the hand's on experience like apple and microsoft. >> jane, thank you at 6:47. now getting our hands on information you can use regarding the rain. >> you may be gripping snow and maybe an umbrella depending where you are. we will show you what is going on starting with live doppler 7 hd you can see south of san mateo bridge and headed to dumbarton, updated our light rain headed over toward the east bay, and we will look at the san mateo bridge and you can see there are drops on the lens and you can see residual moisture lingering on the bridge this morning. temperatures are mild at 51 in oakland for a warm spot and santa cruz on the low end at 42 and san francisco san jose and novato and livermore around 45 to 48. bigger picture is showing to the south, ever so slowly but falling apart so light rain is possible but we are looking at 280 in san jose to the south bay at 17 crossing over and it is dry right now but you could in 15 minutes get a sprinkle. temperatures from santa rosa and napa and fairfield and concord and los gatos and gilroy in the low do mid-50's. now, what will happen with the system. we are going to have showers. they are developing and the scout showers i just showed you with more showers along the cold front and that is the steady rain moving into the north bay the next hour. when we get beyond that we have thunderstorms possible with hail and snow levels dropping to 2,000 feet and an inch possible and 5" possible at mounts hamilton. the snow starts in an hour and exits the south bay right during the beginning of the evening commute at 5:00. we will have record warmth, not record, but warmer temperatures for the weekend. fast-moving system so we will see about three to four hours of steady rain when it develops. on the back side we will have forecast tonight inland, and that is how much colder it will get. at 7:00, you can see in mendocino county, the organized steady light-to-moderate rain. yellows are developing in the north bay by 10:00, and that is moderate rain and that will move through the heart of the bay from 10:00 for noon and it will enter the south bay and exits the south bay around 2:00 to 3:00 and scatters shows are possible throughout the afternoon and evening hours and overnight our best chance of showers are near the coast and one or two could stray inland and the afternoon and evening and overnight showers will be more likely to have lightning and thunder. tomorrow we wake up to upper 20 to mid-30's inland and mid-30's to low 40's around the bay but you do not need the umbrella and 60's are back away from the coast starting thursday and through the drive forecast. >> back to walnut creek we have a problem southbound 680 before the 24 split to the right shoulder with an accident and track is bumper to bumper and on 242 almost to highway four. and west 4 to eastbound 80 an accident blocking the transition ramp and overturn in south san francisco at daly city and northbound 280 blocking a lane of traffic. kristen and eric? >> 6:51. we are a day away from the return of robin roberts to "good morning america" and we are joined with a preview. you have to be tickled pink. >> we are. it is going to an big day. we have been building up for it. we are both completely energized. we are ready. she looks fantastic and she has energy and that is the best part of it all. tomorrow morning, we will have a normal show because robin wants it to be normal and we keep trying to explain there is nothing normal about tomorrow. we been baiting for this moment and we will try to adhere to her wishes but we will be sightly happy and maybe crying. >> there will be stuff coming in, people are going -- we heard from a lot of celebrities with want to say welcome back but the stories from people in america and the number of stories from people of america so we get in as many of those tomorrow as we can to let america have their welcome back with robin. >> that is what she wants, to hearer message as she has done and inspired so many people to talk about their own problems and so many people can relate they are going through something similar or someone in their family is dealing with cancer and i believe it is fair to say that is something that robin has been so touched throughout the experience the outpouring from people across the country. we will get into that. >> she has been such a big inspiration to all the viewers, what about robin, to you, the heart and solve "good morning america" and what does she mean to you and what do you miss most? you have 20 seconds to answer that one. >> i have missed the every day robin because you want to give people a little time to heal but i miss the every day robin and i can't wait to have her in here and have hour just back to full strength and roaring. >> across the desk looking at her will be an absolute joy and we cannot wait. it will be big. >> do not miss the wide shop because all eyes are on problem lynn in this chair tomorrow morning on "good morning america" and i hope, hope, hope you will join us. >> we will be this from 3,000 miles away. >> bay area is "team robin." five things to know before you go just ahead. 3 days of walking to give a breast cancer survivor a lifetime-- that's definitely a fair trade. it was such a beautiful experience. (jessica lee) ♪ and it's beautiful (woman) why walk 60 miles in the boldest breast cancer event in history? because your efforts help komen serve millions of women and men facing breast cancer every year. visit to register or to request more information today. it was 3 days of pure joy. ♪ and it's beautiful >> as we get ready to happened things off to "good morning america" here are five things to know before you go. number one, we are getting much needed rain in the bay area. a cold storm from the gulf of alaska is moving into northern california. experts say expect wet streets for the morning commute. >> two, santa cruz police are putting up sketches of a man who rape add 20-year-old woman in broad daylight on campus in a trail on campus. they hope someone will see the sketch and identify the man before he strikes again. >> three, cal basketball coach will hold a scheduled news conference two daze after he shoved a star basketball player during the victory on sunday. senator leland yee is trying to call the university to suspend the coach for a game. >> four, a courtroom confession this morning from limp -- olympic star who says he shot reeva steenkamp to death by mistake thing she was a robber and felt vulnerable because he did not have on the process net ig legs. >> the city of san francisco and the giants are will unveil plans for a major development project south of at&t park at pier 48. the chronicle reports the san francisco-based anchor browing plans to build a restaurant and museum there. >> final check on accweather forecast and where the rain is now. mike? >> live doppler 7 hd shows initial "scout" shower activity is sliding to the south bay and falling apart and to the north you can see light-to-moderate rain, wide-spread rain that will move through the bay from 7:00 to 1:00 o'clock north to south. for our storm we will have showers and rain and small hail today and quarter to half an inch and snow level down to 2,000 feet. >> at the bay bridge toll plaza, traffic is moving, and 680, things are jammed and backed to highway four and appear overturn in south san francisco northbound 280, another dangerous spot. >> thank you for joining us for the morning news which continues in 25 minutes with news, weather and traffic. captioned by >>> good morning, america. breaking right now. olympic hero oscar pistorius weeps. as a judge rules he'll be charged with the premeditated murder of his model girlfriend. lawyers saying he put on his legs and walked 21 feet to shoot her through the bathroom door. her funeral taking place today. >>> brazen robbery raid. one of the biggest diamond heists of all time pulled off on the dark airport tarmac. eight masked men cutting through a security fence. ambushing a plane. stealing millions in gems. >>> also breaking, alec baldwin now under fire for his latest rant against photographers. this time accused of using a racial slur. abc news learning right now the new york police department is investigating the tirade as a hate crime. >>> and brand new pictures at this hour. princess kate stepping out in her first public appearance since december, revealing her baby bump and ready to get back to being a very public royal. >>> and good morning, america. we are in final countdown mode right now. there it is, one day. until robin is right back here at this anchor desk. just 24 hours. we're going to hear a little bit from her this morning about how she's feeling. fair to say, a little bit nervous. >> yeah, yeah, indeed. >> we're very excited about her coming
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stall in the tracy area which could be slowing you moving toward 580 westbound with traffic slow reaching the altamont pass up and over at 25 or 26 minutes and road works to be picked up at 7:00 this morning. kristen and eric? >> we follow breaking news from southern california, a massive manhunt is underway if a former los angeles police officer suspected of shooting three officers this morning, one fatally. it happened in riverside county. one lapd police officer was shot and grazed in corona and ten minutes later two riverside police officers were shot. one has died. right now there is a blue alert out in multiple counties, police are looking for christopher jordan dorner, an ex-los angeles police officer and is armed and dangerous. authorities say dorner actually threatened to kill law enforcement officials. he is wanted for the weekend murder of a couple in irvine. the woman's victim gas wad a an attorney who vented him as he fought dismissal from the lapd police force and lost. abc7 is tracking the search and will have a live update in the next half hour. >> people would live in the bay area's largest city are having a change of heart for the taxes. arrest cornell bernard tells us from san jose as the mayor is ready for the state of the city address. cornell? >> normally it is a word no one wants to hear but the mayor will make it a big part of the state of the city address. the word is "taxes." the mayor says the city needs a sales tax increase and will call on community leaders to organize a campaign to support police and fire services and restore pay for workers who had to take cuts to balance the budget. a poll suggests that voters could be willing to do that. there is 70 percent support if a quarter percent sales increase but 57 percent for half a percent increase. the earliest it would be on the battle is next year, the 5th sales tax measure voters have approved since the mayor took office in 2007. the state of the city address is underway at 6:30 right here at city hall. >> fairfield police are asking for your help in finding the killer of a 13-year-old girl. the guardian for the 13-year-old reported her missing last thursday evening. her body was found friday morning. investigators say an occupy confirms she was murdered and they will not say how. people are keeping tightlipped about suspects to avoid compromising the case. she is shown on surveillance video near railroad avenue four miles from where the body was found. >> happening right now president obama is attending the national rare breakfast in washington dc, this morning. the president and first lady arrived an hour ago. here is a live look at what is going on right now. president obama is at the podium. let's listen. >> a journey to our capitol michelle and i are honored to be here. i hope people don't mind me taking a moment of personal privilege, i want to say a quick word about a close friend of mine and yours. >> this is the 61st annual gathering of religious community and political leaders sponsored by the evangelical fellowship foundation and held at the hilton international hotel providing a venue for the president to deliver the first major remarks for america's faith community since announcing his support for gay marriage last year. >> also new this morning, boeing is revealing more of the plans to compensate airlines affected by the grounding of the dream liner jet. an executive told reporters this morning in india compensation talks will not be dealt with until after the grounded jets are in service. also today, boeing will perform a test flight from washington dc to texas, to examine the electrical system. the path will take it over the skies of california. >> the post office plans to drop saturday mail delivery could be good for netflix. the move could convince more subscribers could get movies streamed over the internet rather than delivered to the mail box. that is because dvd's used to arrive on friday for the weekend and now are delivered on monday and could reduce the $300 million a year mailing expenses. >> the san mateo county sheriff is trying to figure out who stole $20,000 worth of checks from a local church. our media partner reports they were stolen last week from a church on cloud avenue. some of stole were checks were from parents and guardians who wrote them for tuition. no suspects have been identified. >> new this morning, san francisco is no longer the top ten for america's most literal cities. the new list released this morning from central connecticut state university ranks number 11 in the nation coming in at number nine last year. at number one was washington dc seattle is at number two, minneapolis at number three, and fourth is pittsburgh. at number five, denver. st. paul, boston atlanta, st. louis, and poverty land -- portland. the factors including newspaper circulation, and library resources and educational levels. >> president obama's nominee for c.i.a. director is about do go on the hot seat. the firestorm john brennan will face on hill. >> giving bake their time the bay area students among the top volunteers in the entire world? we will see? >> traffic and weather, together, as we show you the toll plaza where it is backing up at the plaza. ys of walking to give a breast cancer survivor a lifetime-- that's definitely a fair trade. whoo! you walk with friends, you meet new friends and you keep those friendships. it was such a beautiful experience. (woman) ♪ and it's beautiful ♪ ♪ undeniable ♪ (woman) why walk 60 miles in the boldest breast cancer event in history? because everyone deserves a lifetime. visit to register or to request more information today. ♪ burning like a fire ♪ ♪ building up from deep inside ♪ it was 3 days of pure joy. susan g. komen's investments in early detection and treatment have helped reduce breast cancer mortality in the u.s. by 33% since 1990. help us continue serving the millions of women and men with breast cancer who still need us every day. register for the 3-day now. (woman) it's just been an amazing, amazing journey. i love these people. ♪ and it's beautiful ♪♪ a >> live doppler 7 hd shows healthy radar return near santa rosa and college avenue the corner right there, may have light-to-moderate burst of rain. the rain is tapering back to slight amounts if you go by the dark green on the radar. sprinkles are possible to petaluma and better chance of wet weather from dry creek road and sweetwater with the system to the north, sliding cross the bay area bringing us a chance of rain in the north bay this morning, the rest of us from mid-morning to mid-afternoon. sue? >> back to walnut creek, a good commute but we are seeing a few brake lights around 24 junction at north main and no problems here just a little bit of slow traffic and a lot of folks headed out for the morning commute, and beyond lucas valley road headed to san rafael lighted traffic 101 with reports of a ladder in the lane in south 101. slow out of antioch which is common out of highway 4 westbound direction and 12- to 15-minutes at hillcrest over to 242. >> coming up on 6:12. cal is among the top universities in the country for producing peace corps volunteers. numbers released yesterday by the peace corps show 85 alumni volunteers last year tied with ucla for 6th place among large universities. since 1961, mother then 3,500 have volume deared with the peace corps. the schools ahead for 2012 are university of washington, the university of florida, tied for first, and wisconsin, madison, was third. and colorado, boulder, and university of michigan, tied for fourth. >> we care! >> a major security breach by iran, ahead the claim that the country is making against the u.s. this morning. >> on the hot seat accusations facing john brennan >> cupertino, concord, wine country and all the bay area, this is abc7 news. >> welcome back, live doppler 7 hd showing definite sharp contrast where it is not raining and where it is raining with most of the rain in the northwest corner of sonoma county. rain in the south bay by noon. showers developing in the afternoon but especially the evening and overnight hours when we can get hail and snow to around 2,500' hanging around for the commute tomorrow and we will see increasing sunshine friday afternoon and warmer sunshine saturday and sunday. kristen? >> new this morning iran claims they have footage from a downed u.s. drone, a video showing a man identified as a member of iran iran's military narrated on the situation. iran said they took down the drone in december of 2011 in northeast iran. at time, officials admitted the drone was missing. president obama asked iran to return it. >> that comes as confirmation hearings are underway in washington if president obama's nominee for c.i.a. director john brennan is likely to face pressure over his support for drone attacks during the bush administration. the hearings could get heated. >> today we get a rare public look at the secret drone operation, a program president obama has used more than president bush and a program that is under heavy scrutiny. rebound's pick for c.i.a. director could face serious heated from the president's party. this afternoon, democrats will likely demand answers about the use of unmanned drones to attack enemies overseas. brennan is the point person on drones, the man who signed off on the "kill" list. >> i suggest these targeted strikes against al qaeda terrorists are ethical and just. >> the use of drones has grown 700 percent under the obama administration. we learned yesterday that america has a secret base in saudi arabia used to launch drones throughout the region. lawmakers will raise questions of a newly discovered justice department document saying american citizens are tied to al qaeda can be killed if "an informed high level official believes the target poses a threat." but you government can do so without clear evidence. advocates disagree. >> that justified essentially a claim that the executive branch can be judge jury and executioner. >> strikes have become controversial. pakistan alone has had 300 drone strikes in the last decade killing thousands of terrorists but, also, more than 300 civilians. the retired general who ran the drone strike program thinks there should be discussion. if the threshhold is too low and we are too casual about it, we will forget how much scar tissue we build up in those countries. >> the white house defended the drone program and says it will provide congressional committees with classified information about strikes. >> as you are ready to hold off to work you will need to know if your commute is wet. it depends where you are. >> i want to get to the radar, we will look through the camera and you can see nothing is going on in san francisco as we look south down the embarcardero to the financial district you can see the clouds. i was zooming live doppler 7 hd on petaluma around 1st treat petaluma boulevard south lakeville street and east washington street and petaluma boulevard north you can see the radar where we are seeing the best radar return. as we zoom on out and show you the showers are hanging across the north bay and a sprinkle or two is dropping into marin county and headed over to napa county but for the commute this is where the wet weather is going to be through about 7:00 or 8:00. headed to the end of the commute this will head down toward the bay and toward san francisco and oakland but until then you are going to be fine. as far as our temperatures, under the clouds, we are mostly in the low 40's, but upper 30's in redwood city and 48 in san francisco and 47 in oak are the warm spots so warmer than yesterday. temperatures in the mid-to-upper 30's and monterey is the exception at 43. today we have rain through the morning hours and showers in the afternoon, and showers become more numerous and powerful in the evening and overnight, with lightning and thunder and small hail and snow to around 2,500' with dry and warmer weather start saturday into sunday. the cold front and trail behind it the one-two bunch bringing steady rain this morning and a trough brings us the showers so we will have a chance of thunder and small hail and snow. cold front moving through the north bay at 7:00 by noon, the rain has moved into the heart of the bay and moving into the south bay and by 2:00 it is out and you can see 5:00 we get a break unless you are in the north bay where the scatters showers are developing coming down with this low throughout the evening and overnight hours and tomorrow morning and you can see we had snow in the north bay mountains and anywhere above 2,500 could be a dusting. through friday increasing sunshine and the showers are over for friday evening with up to a third of an inch of rain. if you are caught at the coast, you could get up to a .5" of rain and we have beach hazards as the biggest waves are in the morning today tomorrow and saturday. accweather seven-day outlook low-to-mid 50's today and tomorrow and mid-to-upper 50's on saturday and more of us see them monday tuesday and wednesday. >> warning lights are turned on and the car pool and fast track lanes are getting by with no delay but everyone else is backed up behind the first overcrossing and it is looking pretty gook on the upper deck and i do not see too much slowing moving west to the city and get busy on the san mateo bridge the tail lieds are headed to foster city and the high-rise off the causeway and you will find yourself in company looking at 18-minute drive from hayward to foster city and a 30-minute drive from the 580 and 680 junction. the vallejo ferry is a bus again this morning for the afternoon and ferry rides. >> 6:22. new details in a bay area cold case ahead what san francisco investigators have just revealed in the kevin collins disappearance, but first going the distance. 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>> live doppler 7 hd, zoomed in on one area with light rain falling from petaluma boulevard south to bodega and western avenue all the areas potentially getting light rain. that is all we have had. the only reporting station that made it to the ground is santa rosa but you can see a lot of radar runs in the green and blue which is drizzle to light rain. the showers are moving from west to east. when we get beyond the morning rush they run through the heart of the bay and exit the heart bay in the early afternoon and get ready for showers and thunderstorms this evening and overnight. sue? >> we go do a shot of the bay bridge and traffic is moving nicely. we have metering lights on and backing up behind those but on the upper deck you can see traffic is moving nicely with a few brake lights but a nice ride on the western portion of the span. this is highway 24, moving westbound the headlights through lafayette and headed to the tunnel. you are busy with company but moving nicely. 680 from 24 toward the dublin/pleasanton interchange less than 20 minutes. and highway 24 community is 20 minutes and a good ride from the carquinez bridge to the macarthur maze. >> we have breaking news from southern california, a massive manhunt is underway if a former lapd police officer believed to have shot three other officers this morning. katie marzullo is live in the newsroom with the latest on this search. >> the suspect is considered armed and extremely dangerous. police know who he is but they do not know where he is. they are searching if him in spar da -- spar da, san diego and imperial county and believed to have shot three police officers this morning a riverside officer was killed. another riverside officer and an lapd officer are wounded. the lapd say the officers were in corona investigating a double homicide from over the weekend. the suspect in those killings is christopher dorner it is believes he opened fire on the officers. ten minutes earlier the officers in riverside were shot the first two victims were shot in irvine on saturday, a 27 and 28-year-old couple. dodger appears to have murdered them in in an act of revenge against the father who is a retired lapd police officer who became an attorney. he is 6 feet tall and 270 pounds with black hair and brown eyes, he could be driving a 2005 gray my -- nissan pickup trip and is a navy reservist armed and extremely dangerous and implicated himself in the killings of the couple and given threats against several people including members of the los angeles police department. >> thank you, katie marzullo. san jose police are searching for a suspect who escaped from custody by steeling a police van while handcuffed. the 32-year-old anthony sanchez was arrested on drug-related warrants yesterday. sanchez complained of being uncomfortable. he is a large fellow at 275. so officers linked him with two sets of handcuffs. police say he stretched his arms and got his legs through the cuffed arms and took off in the van. the van was located two hours later a mile away. sanchez was gone. >> the family of discovery -- the family of kevin clings is reacting to new information a man identified as wayne jackson has used a unusual of ailly as -- has used a number of aliases includeing when he moved to san francisco, the name of dan therrien and was known for a history of child molestation young boys, and he should have been a much stronger suspect back then it seems. >> last week, authorities dug up the garage of his house on masonic and found animal bones they think. >> there is a beach hazard advisory because of larger than expected surf with king sides of 6.235' each morning. crews practiced rescue operations at half moon bay. several people who have drowned in last two months in northern california after being swept away by the sneaker waves which is the origin of the tests. dog owners should not go in the ocean to rescue a pet. dogs are equipped to swim back to shore and people are more apt to ground. >> a proposed labor day grand opening celebration includes a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to make a walk from oakland to san francisco across the bay bridge letting 125,000 people walking across the span before it opens to traffic. this will be discussed at a public meeting next week and will be closed four days over labor day weekend and will open september 3rd. >> we are taking you live to southern california for a news conference after three police officers were shot and under worked. the suspect is a former lapd liver -- police officer himself. >> i am a sergeant and i have seven officers at the scene. we do not have the people sorted out yet. (inaudible). >> does you think something was going to happen? >> the suspect is christopher dorner a former lapd police officer and former naval reservist. the search is on a massive search this morning in southern california. we will keep you informed. >> also, they are saying he ambushed two police officers who were stopped at a red light. >> postal service is ready to under saturday delivery. the impact this will have on your magazine subscriptions. >> a cable car stops suddenly and tourists and commuters are not able to get back open. >> the mayo bridge right now shows traffic moving fine and no rain there right now but it is coming. traffic and weather today of walking to give a breast cancer survivor a lifetime-- that's definitely a fair trade. whoo! you walk with friends, you meet new friends and you keep those friendships. it was such a beautiful experience. 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(woman) it's just been an amazing, amazing journey. i love these people. ♪ and it's beautiful ♪♪ a >> want to help me track the rain with live doppler 7 hd? tweet me and let me know if this is hitting the ground if your neighborhood including at miller road and valley ford road headed from petaluma road. the leading edge of this is down around novato and south novato boulevard and petaluma to high road in sonoma. the bulk of the rain through 7:00 is in the north bay and it will hit the south bay by noon and expect showers to develop in the evening and overnight hours with thunder and lightning and small hair and snow to 2,500'. >> now, the traffic app to help you navigate this is highway four westbound according to this app, bumper to bumper from highway 4 bypass you are looking at speeds from 15 to 35 miles per hour or below. that is a rough one. it is typical if this time of the morning. the app is free at apple app and google play. otherwise we have slow traffic from walnut creek with brake lights starting at north main and moving to the 24 junction making your way to 24 or following on 680 southbound and first reports of an accident at lake herman. >> san francisco muni officials are trying to determine why a warning alarm failed when a bolt was truck in the cable track blamed for a cable car accident that sent seven people to the hospital including the gripman and conductor and passengers. we were over the scene at powell and washington secrets. this was a sudden stop when the cable car hit 1.5" bolt. a warning alarm should have again off. >> people, time ahead the impact the end of saturday mail service will have on magazine readers around the country. >> live from slay hey on the -- vallejo on the scene of a home invasion where three people >> breaking news, vallejo police are searching for the people behind an early morning home invasion with reports that someone may have been injured. amy is live in vallejo. >> three people were shot, a mother and in federal 50's and her two adult children. look at the scene, police are still here inside the home gathering evidence the you can see there is an evidence marker right here at the front door. police say two armed men kicked in the door and stormed into the house. the first person they encountered was the daughter in her 20, and she say she was shot in the finger. her brother who is in his 20's came to try to help her and police say he was shot in the face and then, they met up with the mother who is in her 50's and slow was shot in the hip. this happened on slope street here in vallejo at 3:45 in the morning. officers say they do not know if anything was stolen and they do not know the motive. they know they are looking for two men. that is all of the description they is given us. this just happened. they are not early sames of the investigation. two people on the lose, three people taken to the hospital. the victims are all expected to survive. >> 6:46. president obama spoke of matters of faith at the 61st national prayer breakfast this morning providing a venue for him to deliver the first major remarks to a gathering of religious and community leaders since announcing support for gay marriage last may. the president did not focus on that, he talked about faith with equality. >> all americans, men and women of different faiths, and those of no faith that they can name are nevertheless joined together we in common purpose believing in something that is bigger than ourselves. >> the event is sponsored by the evangelical fellowship foundation. >> a deal to create a new airline giant is in the works. sources say a merger between american and us airways is worth more than $10 billion. the "wall street journal" reports after a year of talks they are hashing out the last major details. american debut add new logo and paint scheme a few weeks ago that some say was a sign the deal was good to go. the sky year will retain the american airlines name and be based out of texas. >> fallout from the end of saturday delivery from the post office. we told you of the impact on netflix, forcing more customers stream their movies. publishers of magazine like to deliver issues on fridays and saturdays to give readers a chance to catch up. now you can get them a year earlier. microsoft is going after google, launching a new campaign today urging customers to stop using google gmail over privacy concern. microsoft says google scans every word of user e-mails to taylor ads to users. google argues that advertising keeps services free. microsoft campaign includes tv and print and online ads. >> this time for valentine's day, california is a good place for restaurant romance. >> visa is pocketing the change as more reach for plastic. >> good morning. did you run up the big credit card deal over the holidays? visa is reporting a 25 percent profit jump last quarter. someone is charging. consumers did use credit and debit cards more often. visa shares are down and some announced downgrading the stock this morning. wells fargo lost its place at the most valuable bank ask now number two as chase shares rise recovering from the financial crisis. quiet open this morning so an extension of what we saw yesterday in the mark oats and jobless claims were down by 5,000, mostly holding steady compared to last week. we are lower across the board but not by much. the silicon valley index is trading a bit heighter this morning. healthy men use are good for the the waistline with improved sales and traffic growing 11 percent over those chains compared to 15 percent decline there those not serving low-calorie. feeling romantic? we have valentine's day upon us and california is a hot spot for romance, and your state has four of the top 25 most romantic cities. san diego and pasadena and santa monica looking at what customers said about the mood and the number of reservations if two and the percent of those who dine out on valentine's day. >> it is now 6:50. >> i avoid valentine's dinner, you do not get service because the restaurantses are so busy. >> that is personal. >> mike, don't say anything, only trouble. >> let's go outside, come on at mount tamalpais it is raping at 2,600' as the clouds are hanging and. around petaluma, down to novato boulevard, those areas are getting way as is sonoma and you can see santa rosa, not raining there, it will be soon, and the better radar is here and to the west of santa rosa and moving west to east but the initial line, this is starting to sink to the south with the cold front that will bring us rain this morning, showers this afternoon stronger showers tonight with mountain snow possible, lightning and thunder and small hail in the valley and dry and warmer. now, how this pans out you can see the clouds and the rain with the cold front moving through until 9:00 moving through the heart of the bay from 9:00 to noon to the south bay at noon hour and exiting by 1:00 o'clock or 2:00 and a break and the secondary impulse comes down and you can see the scattered showers in the evening and the overnight hour with snow level down to 2,500 feet so mountains could get a dusting of snow and tomorrow morning, a few scattered showers and most of the heavy rain well down to the south for the or commute and you can see in the afternoon we will have sunshine and a few clouds and the evening, do not worry as far as putting the umbrella away grab a heavy coat. our king tides occur in the morning today, tomorrow, and saturday. it will be most dangerous. low-to-mid 50's today and tomorrow and mid-to-upper 50's through the weekend and upper 50's to 60's with sunshine and dry weather monday, tuesday and wednesday. sue? >> the san mateo bridge eastbound direction, the reverse commute, reports of a car fire with emergency lights going on there on right shoulder and it is eastbound 92 before the high-rise and it could affect the westbound drivers with rubbernecking going on because i am seeing brake lights on the flat section of the bridge. the upper deck of the bay bridge is looking good and you can can see brake lights and there is a delay at the toll. busy southbound 101 through san rafael with an accident in danville area southbound 680. >> five things to know before you go. >> the morning news >> as we get ready to hand it off to "good morning america" this morning here are five things to know. one, breaking news from vallejo, police are investigating an early morning home invasion. >> three who lived in the home were shot and taken to the hospital. all are expected to survive. police are looking for two suspects. >> two, breaking news from southern california, three police officers have been shot one fatally. two of the officers remain ambushed at a red light. a massive manhunt is underway for a suspect a former lapd officer, christopher dorner wanted for retaliation killings for a couple on sunday. three, a beach had -- hazards in affect because of king tides and sneaker waves. four the san jose mayor will deliver the state of the city talk and talk about the need to restore pay to worker who underwent cuts to balance the budgets. >> boeing will perform a test flight to examine the 787 dreamliner's batteries. there will be an updated investigation into the fleet with the test flight from texas washington and ordered to land immediately if there are any problems. >> we have rain here today, so will that us cause airport delays? >> it might, the low ceiling more than anything. as the rain moves in to the south bay and heart of the bay, oakland, san francisco, and to san jose we could see delays so we have our flight tracker at bottom. santa rosa down to petaluma, we have the best radar returns on zones of sandy point. notice the system is moving to the south. expect rain during the morning to early afternoon hours. there will be scattered showers in the evening and overnight. temperatures are in the low-to-mid 50's. sue? >> back to the bay bridge with metering lights on with an early accident at the toll plaza that is cleared. traffic is moving on the upper deck with brake lights. on the san mateo bridge we have a car fire eastbound reverse direction before the high-rise and getting busy westbound with the brake lights on the causeway and a look at the mass transportation it buses for the bay link ferry. >> we continue in 25 minutes with news and weather and traffic during "good morning america" this morning. >> more on the southern california manhunt you can check with and follow us on twitter as well. >>> good morning, america. breaking news in the west. massive man hunt for a former cop on kaling spree in california. three dead. is he targeting police officers and their fam state police why the authorities think their suspect is hell-bent on revenge. >>> breaking right now, what could be the biggest snowstorm in a decade. bringing with it more than two feet of snow. on track for the northeast, right now. 14 states under winter warnings. four states on blizzard watch. sam is tracking it all. >>> and breaking this morning, jackpot. the golden ticket for almost $250 million for last night's huge powerball lottery. we'll tell you where the winner is, right now. ♪ i'm on top of the world ♪ >> good morning. >>> our big announcement about robin. she's been setting her alarm clock earlier every day. joining us at the studio behind the scenes to get back in the morning groove. her doctors say she's ready. and we can't wait. when is she back on "gma"? 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